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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    TNPSC Assistant System Engineer (ASE)
  • Exam Duration
    Paper 1 : 3 Hours Paper 2: 1 Hour Paper 3: 2 Hour
  • Exam Frequency
    Once in a year
  • Official Website
  • Exam Dates
    1 week of April 2022
Exam Dates
  • Official Notification
    Fourth week of January 2022
  • Start of Registration Process
    January - February 2022
  • Admit Card Release Date
    Fourth week of March 2022
  • Display of Answer Key
    To be announced
  • Declaration of Result
    To be announced
Eligibilty Criteria

Every exam has a set of eligibility requirements that candidates must meet. It is always a good idea to double-check that you are eligible to take a certain exam in every way. The following are the most significant eligibility criteria to check for when applying for TNPSC Assistant System Engineer 2022:

  1. Age Limit
  2. Educational Qualification
  3. Physical Fitness
  4. Tamil language proficiency

The eligibility criteria for the TNPSC Assistant System Engineer 2022 exam are listed below:

TNPSC Assistant System Engineer Age Limit

To be eligible for the TNPSC Assistant System Engineer 2022 exam, candidates must be at least 21 years old.

Category Minimum age Maximum age
Others 21 years 30 years
MBCs/DCs/BCs/BC(M)s and Destitute Widows of all castes. 21 years 32 years
SCs/ SC(A)s/STs 21 years 35 years

TNPSC Assistant System Engineer: Age Relaxation

Differently Abled Persons are eligible for age relaxation of up to ten years over the maximum age restriction outlined above.

TNPSC Assistant System Engineer Educational Qualifications

Candidates aspiring to become System Engineer upon the qualification of the TNPSC ASE Examination should possess the following educational qualifications.

Post Name Required Educational Qualification
Assistant System Engineer B.E., or B. Tech. in either of the following subjects:

  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering.

Must have an overall first-class or equivalent Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) in 10th Board (Secondary School Leaving Certificate )12th Board (Higher Secondary Certificate) and Graduation. Must have a minimum aggregate of first-class in Mathematics and Science in 10th Class Must have a minimum aggregate of first-class in Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry in 12th Class

TNPSC Assistant System Engineer: Physical Fitness

After being selected for the TNPSC ASE position, candidates must submit a certificate of physical fitness as required by the commission. A certificate of the visual standard is also necessary. Candidates that are colorblind will be disqualified from the competition.

Proficiency in the Tamil Language

Must have an adequate understanding of the Tamil language, as mandated by the commission.

TNPSC Assistant System Engineer Overall Eligibility Criteria 2022

Candidates can check the age limit and other important eligibility information from the table below:

Particulars Details
Age Limit Must have attained 21 years of age
Nationality Indian
Number of Attempts As long as candidates satisfy all the eligibility criteria
Important Points A certificate of the standard of vision is required upon selection.
Exam Pattern

There is only one stage of the TNPSC ASE recruitment process - a written exam followed by document verification. The final decision will be made based on the results of the written examination and other relevant criteria, using the counseling and post-option methods. The written exam will have three papers. The exam pattern for the TNPSC Assistant System Engineer 2022 is mentioned in the table below:

Paper Paper 1 Paper 2 Paper III
Mode of Exam Online Online Online
Type of Questions Objective OMR Based Objective OMR Based Descriptive
Questions in each paper 80 Questions - 1 Mark each + 60 Questions- 2 Marks each 50 Questions- 1 Mark each Part A: 10 Questions - 5 Marks each Part B: 10 Questions - 10 Marks each
Duration of the Examination 180 minutes 60 minutes 120 minutes
Maximum number of marks 200 50 150

To prepare for any exam successfully, you must first understand the curriculum. Candidates who have a better understanding of the syllabus will be able to propel their preparation in the right direction. Candidates who intend to appear in the TNPSC Assistant System Engineer 2022 should familiarise themselves with the syllabus for both 3 papers. Candidates can find the detailed Assistant System Engineer Exam syllabus in the table below:

Section/Subject Topics
Syllabus For Paper I and Paper III (Objective Type & Descriptive Type)
Paper I & Paper III
  • Basic Electronics (ECE & EEE)
  • Data Structures And Algorithms
  • Digital Electronics And Computer Organization
  • Probability And Queueing Theory
  • Operating Systems
  • Database Management Systems
  • Programming Inc
  • Object-Oriented Programming & Object-Oriented Analysis And Design
  • Microprocessors And Embedded Systems (Ece & Eee)
  • Web Technology
  • Cloud Computing
  • Information Security
  • Machine Learning
  • Computer Networks
  • Software Engineering, Software Process And Project Management
  • Big Data Analytics
Syllabus for Paper II: Engineering Aptitude (Objective Type)
Quantity/ Numerical Ability
  • Numerical computation
  • Numerical Estimation
  • Numerical Reasoning
  • Number system
  • Integer Number Sequences
  • Rational Number Sequences
  • Arithmetic Sequences
  • Geometric Sequences
  • Square Numbers
  • Cube Numbers
  • Fibonacci Series
  • Polynomials
  • Algebra
  • Geometry – Euclid’s Geometry
  • Lines and Angles,
  • Triangles
  • Quadrilaterals
  • Circles
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Areas Of Parallelograms And Triangles
  • Surface Areas And Volumes
  • Probability
  • Permutation combination
  • Mensuration
  • Arithmetic mean
  • Geometric mean
  • Harmonic mean
  • Median
  • Mode
  • Variance
  • Standard Deviation
  • Time and work
  • Averages
  • Percentages
  • Profit and loss
  • Quadratic and linear equations
  • Relation and Functions
  • Vectors
  • HCF & LCM
  • Logarithm.
Data Interpretation
  • Interpretation and analysis of data based on text, tables, graphs (line, area), charts (column, bar, pie), Venn diagram.
Logical Reasoning
  • Clocks
  • Calendars
  • binary logic
  • seating arrangement
  • logical sequence – Logical Number, Alphabetical, Diagrammatic; Assumption, Premise, Conclusion, Linear and matrix arrangement,
  • Puzzles - Classification, Comparison, Sequential, Selection, Family, Jumbled puzzle
  • Dice, Visual Reasoning, In alphabetical or miscellaneous, In coding-decoding, In blood relation, Indirection and distances, In order and ranking, Data sufficiency, Statement, In syllogism.

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